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Summer of Fun Festival for young people and families in Welsh Museums over the summer holidays!

3 August 2022

From clog dancing and traditional games to creative workshops and amazing performances – there’s a whole host of activities for young people and families to enjoy at Amgueddfa Cymru – Museum Wales’ seven museums over the summer holidays as it takes part in the Summer of Fun Festival!

Reframing Picton: New artworks go on display at National Museum Cardiff alongside re-interpreted portrait of Thomas Picton

1 August 2022

Today (1 August) Reframing Picton, a community-led exhibition opens at National Museum Cardiff.

TREASURE FOUND IN NORTH-WEST WALES

30 June 2022

Three finds of coins, dating from the Roman to Post-Medieval periods, were declared treasure on Wednesday 29th June by Ms Katie Sutherland, Acting Senior Coroner for North-West Wales.

TREASURE FOUND IN NORTH-EAST WALES

28 June 2022

Two treasure finds including a coin hoard of Roman date and a medieval silver brooch were declared treasure on Tuesday 28th June 2022 by Ms Katie Sutherland, Assistant Coroner for North Wales (East & Central).

FURTHER ITEMS RELATING TO THE PEMBROKESHIRE CHARIOT DECLARED TREASURE

23 June 2022

An Iron Age chariot burial group, relating to the Pembrokeshire Chariot excavated by archaeologists during 2019, was today (Thursday 23 June 2022) declared treasure by Mr Paul Bennett, Acting Senior Coroner for Pembrokeshire.

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales celebrates Refugee Week

21 June 2022

Amgueddfa Cymru is marking Refugee Week (20-26 June) with a series of events to celebrate the contributions of refugees and people seeking sanctuary in Wales.

TREASURE FOUND IN PEMBROKESHIRE

17 June 2022

Five treasure finds were declared treasure today, Friday 17th June, by Mr Paul Bennett, Acting Senior Coroner for Pembrokeshire.

Home Away from Home: Swansea City of Sanctuary

17 June 2022

Swansea City of Sanctuary’s Traveling Exhibition: Home Away from Home will be at The National Waterfront Museum, Swansea from Saturday 18 June until Sunday 17 July 2022.

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